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Environmental Release Report: BULLOCH County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BULLOCH County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in GEORGIA or facilities in BULLOCH County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for BULLOCH County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 834 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 130
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 984 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 859 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 338 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 849 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 853 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,249 260
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,104 260
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 834 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 414 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 763 260
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 493 10

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 44,164 250 300,750 0 345,164 14,736 NA
    1989 47,010 500 2,800 0 50,310 27,420 NA
    1990 54,035 500 1,000 5 55,540 1,807 NA
    1991 60,380 750 1,000 0 62,130 15,550 57,069
    1992 36,795 1,000 1,000 0 38,795 18,353 1,741,146
    1993 24,945 1,000 1,000 0 26,945 663,763 11,838,511
    1994 28,465 1,000 1,000 0 30,465 448,521 10,877,817
    1995 33,520 1,250 3,505 0 38,275 91,772 206,599
    1996 64,951 1,000 1,005 0 66,956 142,874 373,478
    1997 51,260 510 5,305 0 57,075 423,536 872,355
    1998 2,961 505 3,577 0 7,043 123,921 929,789
    1999 1,274 505 2,734 0 4,513 394,112 758,153
    2000 1,486 500 1,860 0 3,846 50,687 758,850
    2001 1,350 510 4,537 0 6,397 116,830 371,622
    2002 1,259 260 2,454 0 3,973 181,200 298,284
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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